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Irk Valley Community School


The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

Year 1 Learning at Home

Our home learning page will give you links to help you continue learning if you are at home. You can access these lessons on any device: phone, tablet, laptop or PC. Have fun!

Summer 1: What books do you enjoy?


In English this term we will be focusing on story telling and sharing lots of books that we enjoy. We will be acting them out and writing our own versions. Here are links to the books we are looking at being read aloud. There are also links to buy them from Amazon.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Storm Whale


This half term we will be begin maths by learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. We will then look at sharing (division) and halves/quarters (fractions) and will end by looking at numbers to 100. We will also reinforce our learning using tens frames, cubes, number lines and the part-whole model. Here are some lessons to help:

Counting by 2s

Counting by 5s

Counting By 10s


We are focusing on phase 5 in phonics which introduces new ways of spelling the sounds that the children have previously learnt. Here are some phonics teaching videos and games: 


This half term we our focusing on learning about minibeasts and the different parts of their body.



We have an amazing online resource used to promote cursive handwriting in the form of Letter-join.  This can be accessed from anywhere using the link below.  The schools login details can be found inside the children's reading record.

Reading Eggs 


Reading Eggs is the online reading program that helps children learn to read. Hundreds of online reading lessons, phonics games and books for ages 2–13.